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176 Upper Buitenkant Street | Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
21 465 2727
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Ranked #560 of 1,615 Restaurants in Cape Town
Hours:
Tue 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wed - Sun 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Greek
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I have been to Marikas a few times and every time simply again impressed, and that's why I keep going back. Marika cooks herself and she knows how much I love her Lamb Neck bake and the crispy potato wedges. it's just perfect every time, falls of the bone and suculent, served in lemon and on the side cabbage, a... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The food is nice you can trust the recommendation of the service and you will get what you pay for with a good portion. It´s a family manged restaurant The service is lovely and they will do everything to make you happy If you are sitting inside and the place is full it gets far to loud I would recommend... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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35 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Marika`s is a small greek restaurant and family managed. The service is good and they know the menue, non greek spezialists can trust the recommendations from the staff, the bosses are also around. You should not be in a rush as the waiting time is long but the taste and the freshnes of the food is wotrh it. I give... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Just ate here (right now) with a group of four friends. Food was below average. Heavy, fried, not authentic. Lamb giro - big, oily, and had a tzatziki-ish white sauce Greek salad with prawns - tiny salad, prawns were a rip off - 25 rand a piece Greek meze platter - nothing seemed right, dolmas very sour, saganaki wasn't flaming,... More 

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Middelburg, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Lovely casual atmosphere. Visited the restaurant on the 26 December . service was good and food was not bad. The mezze platter of squidheads,fried baby marrow, mussels, pita bread was very tastful. The mains - moussaka was ok- could have been tastier. Good dining experience.Thanks

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I was asked by some friends the other night for supper at Marikas...I have never been there before and all I can say is WOW!! This is an intimate little gem in Vredehoek and the food was just superb. Their giro shwarmas are HUGE and most of my friends had those and couldn't even finish them. My Mousaka was also... More 

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I have been to this restaurant 3 times. The meals I have had there have been very good and value for money is very good. What spoils a potentially great evening is slow service due to lack of numbers of waitresses although they do their best but they are very busy. The restaurant in my opinion has a poor corkage... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

4 of us ate there on nov 01/2014. everyone's meal was excellent, from the sole to the chicken kebabs and all the starters- clamari fried and grilled, eggplant , taramaslata, lamb chops very good

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Cape Town
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

Wonderful, warm, friendly small Greek restaurant. Marika's cooking abilities are extraordinary. Frank is a graceful kind host. Dominique will serve you with a smile and if you ask about Greece she will be as good as Wikipedia. You have to try the lamb chops!

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Cape Town
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This unpretentious Greek eatery serves up deliciously juicy and interesting meals - with something for everyone. Good service with a cosy vibe and lovely outdoor seating during summer makes Marika's perfect for lunches, dinners or a laid back end to the day. For dessert lovers, DO NOT LEAVE without trying the mind-alteringly gorgeous nougatene cake. It will cause a seismic... More 

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Additional Information about Marika's

Address: 176 Upper Buitenkant Street | Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
Phone Number: 21 465 2727
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Greek

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